France Suspends Climate Tax Following Weeks Of Anti-Macron Protests

ㅤ"French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced Tuesday that the government is suspending a gas tax that roiled the country in widespread violence and chaos.
ㅤThe government proposed a slew of new carbon taxes designed to wean consumers off fossil fuels and transfer to electric cars. The price hikes, however, triggered a wave of unrest unseen in recent decades.
ㅤTuesday’s announcement represents a major reversal for President Emmanuel Macron’ government, which initially stood its ground. Critics are accusing the President of being out of touch with the plight of normal French citizens."

Full story at The Daily Caller News Foundation. Posted here on 12/4/18. See "france, macron, climate tax, gas tax."

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